Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Good News: New HIV Drug Kills 99 per cent of Virus During First Human...

A new HIV drug created by Israeli researchers has passed its first human clinical trial. At end of the trial, it was discovered that the...

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu hospitalised

South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for a series of tests, his office has said. The 86-year-old...

United Nations: More than 50% of Zimbabwean Sex workers living with HIV

THE prevalence of HIV is increasing among Africa’s sex workers with half of sex workers in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe are...

UNAids: HIV rates rising in 50 countries

A new global report says HIV infections are rising in about 50 countries. The report, launched by UNAids, says half of the people who are...

Kenya advises against use of HIV drug over birth defect concerns

Kenya's Health Ministry has advised against the use of a new HIV drug among women after studies in Botswana linked it to serious birth...

WHO: Emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization has called an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading internationally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This...

WHO ships first batch of Ebola vaccine to DR Congo

The World Health Organization has sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials hope the vaccine,...

How HIV self-testing pen is saving lives in Africa

Three out of every 10 people with HIV worldwide do not know they have the virus to enable them to seek early treatment. Many have...

Ebola vaccine trials ‘successful’

The first study of two separate vaccines against the Ebola virus has found that they can both protect against the haemorrhagic fever for at...

Nigerian health authorities warn against monkey meat consumption

Nigerian health authorities have warned against the consumption of bush meat, particularly monkey meat after 10 people contracted suspected Monkey Pox disease in the...

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Insecurity: Stop grandstanding, act on Obasanjo’s letter, Frank fires Buhari

…Says ex-President’s letter shows patriotism A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described...

PHOTOS: Former World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in Nigeria with his mother

Former World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in Nigeria with his mother Mrs Yetunde Joshua. The visit of Joshua to the community drew the attention...

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Writes Open Letter to President Buhari

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria is dangerously close to the point where it may not possibly hold danger at bay. In an open...